Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

November 18, 2016 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/TPP puts privacy, health care at risk: Vancouver expert panel

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2016) - The Canadian Labour Congress and the Council of Canadians will host a town hall meeting in Vancouver on Tuesday, November 22nd to discuss why Canada must not sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

Speakers at the town hall include CLC President Hassan Yussuff, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians Maude Barlow, British Columbia and Yukon Territory Building and Construction Trades Council President Lee Loftus and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' BC Director Seth Klein. They will discuss the impacts the TPP will have on Canadians, particularly the negative impacts to the environment and its effects on Vancouver.

Who: Hassan Yussuff, CLC President
Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians
Lee Loftus, British Columbia and Yukon Territory Building and Construction Trades Council
Seth Klein, CCPA Director, BC
What: Town Hall on TPP
Where: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
6083 McKay Avenue
Burnaby, BC
When: Tuesday, November 22nd, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Contact Information

  • For more information
    or to arrange an interview, please contact:
    Chantal St-Denis
    National Representative, Media Relations
    613-355-1962
    cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca